Eileen “Beanie Kane” S. Anderson "Beanie"

July 1, 1927April 15, 2014
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Eileen S. Anderson, “Beanie Kane”, 86, beloved mother and best friend, formally of Springfield, MA died at her home in Holly Springs, NC on April 15th, 2014. Mrs. Anderson was born on July 1st, 1927 in Springfield, MA to Michael Kane and Mary Foley Kane and was one of ten children. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Max Anderson. Mrs. Anderson is survived by her three daughters, Heidi Stanovich (Milan), Erin Reusche (Thomas), Noel Iapalucci (Michael) and her brother Joseph Kane. She was a loving grandmother to eight grandchildren. She was a graduate of Cathedral High School and worked in her younger years for the Van Norman Company. After retiring and returning to the Springfield area she became a longtime member and enthusiastic volunteer at the John Boyle O’Reilly Club.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 PM on Friday, April 18th at Apex Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be held in the Chapel of Apex Funeral Home on Friday, April 18th at 8 PM.

A mass celebrating her life will be held on Monday, April 21st at 11 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Springfield, MA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be found at


  • Visitation Friday, April 18, 2014
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, April 18, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Monday, April 21, 2014

Eileen “Beanie Kane” S. Anderson "Beanie"

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Tracy Hassan

April 26, 2014

So sorry for your loss. She had a wonderful life, and I am so happy to see you celebrating it with the wonderful photo album on this site. I hope that your memories of all those happy times console you during this difficult time. With Love, Tracy and Ian Hassan

April 21, 2014

So sorry to hear of your loss. I know Eileen will forever live on in the hearts of all that she has touched. May God comfort you and give you peace.

April 19, 2014

Was so shocked to read today's paper and see that Auntie has left us to join her brothers and sisters in Heaven. She was an amazing mother, wonderful aunt, true friend to all...she will be sadly missed by everyone. God Bless...

April 19, 2014

So very sorry to learn of your loss. She was a wonderful person and aunt. Am going to miss her. Condolances from me and Tommy.

April 19, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss, your mother was a wonderful woman. My mother, Ruth, was a good friend of "Beanie." She still talks about the fun times they had.

Nancy (Gaydas) Helwig

Chantal & Stephane LeBlanc

April 18, 2014

She was a fabulous lady, she will be missed. We are so sorry for your lost.

Mary Djuvik

April 18, 2014

You have my sincere sympathy. I have fond memories of your mother----and will remember you all in my prayers.

Mary Webb

April 18, 2014

We are so sorry for your loss. Nana will be greatly missed.

The Webbs